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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

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Address: Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 424 8181
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The...

The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway takes you to the summit in under 5 minutes and the cable car's rotating floor ensure that all visitors get a 360 degree aerial view of the city.

The 65-passenger cable car runs from Tafelberg Road to the top of Table Mountain.

To date the Cableway has transported more than 23 million visitors to the summit.

850 000 visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually.

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And the floor moves!!!

On visiting Capetown beginning of September,one of my main aims was to be able to go to the top of Table Mountain.This was achieved in the afternoon of Sunday 4th on a beautiful... read more

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On visiting Capetown beginning of September,one of my main aims was to be able to go to the top of Table Mountain.This was achieved in the afternoon of Sunday 4th on a beautiful day.I took the shuttle bus from the Table Bay hotel where I was staying together with a couple who were also doing the same Saga trip as... More 

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Once you get your tickets you will take an elevator up to catch the cable car platform. When you enter the car, just go the nearest edge. Even its not facing the way you would like. Because when it departs it will start to rotate so everyone will have a good view.

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While you can walk up and down Table Mountain, only the hardiest should attempt doing so. Meanwhile, this is a fund cableway ride. It's a large circular car (capacity is 64 passengers) with a rotating floor so you'll get to see a 360­° view on your way up and down. Swiss-built, so you know it's high-quality and safe. About a... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Visit Table Mountain via Cable Car during the sunset special in December 2015 with family with a teenager son and it was a wonderful experience. Although the queue was quite ling to purchase tickets the experience was definately worth the while. I can recommend this to every visitor visiting Cape Town. It us a must on your bucket lust.

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Woke up to a clear sky so up to table mountain we went. As did everyone else staying in cape town... Queued for just over an hour and we had already got tickets so this was the fast queue. The floor on the cable car moves around so don't worry about standing near an opening. The views up the top... More 

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If you can choose your time to avoid the lines, we went up in the late afternoon when there was no mist and no queue! The cable car revolves so everyone gets to see the views. A must do place to visit in Cape Town.

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breath taking views amidst clouds, change of atmosphere and also season, and an UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Thank Lisabel1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is an absolute must for everyone visiting Cape Town. The vews are mind blowing and the experience is one if a life time. Tickets are better being booked online as it will save time when u get there. Get a warm jacket with as mountain is very high and it gets chilly on the top.

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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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Advice, if possible, book prior to visit, could save a lot of time waiting,and remember, RETAIN your ticket, you need it to return otherwise a long walk down!.

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The cable car is a reasonable price but for free you can hike to the top! We opted for the cable car!! Spectacular panoramic views of Cape Town can be seen from the top of the mountain. Easy hiking trails. There are easily accessible trails for those who might have accessibility concerns ... No worries!! If you are in Cape... More 

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